Quicker repairs equal more riding time
Stan's NoTubes developed the Dual Action Repair for Tubeless (DART) to fix damaged tires faster, easier and better than existing plug tools.
Unlike traditional tire plugs, which try to wedge rubber strips into a puncture, the DART creates a chemical reaction with sealant to quickly form a permanent airtight bond.
To create the best repair for tubeless tires possible, Stan's made sure every detail was right. Traditional plug tools were originally developed for car tires, and their long, sharp tips can cause damage to rim tape, or cut hands. Even worse, their plugs can actually expand many punctures because they rely on a tight fit to hold them in place.
In contrast, the DART's plastic tip is barbed to anchor firmly in place and stay put during even the most aggressive riding while being safer for rims, rim tape, and your hands. The material of the DART is also more flexible, and its laser-cut shape is optimized to contour to the shape of different punctures, maximizing surface area to increase the sealing reaction.
As the DART anchors to your tire and creates an instant bond with your sealant, it also won't pull out while riding the way a conventional plug can.
One of the best features of the DART's design is that it doesn't require trimming once inserted, and excess material won't get in the way of your ride. DARTs can't be felt while riding, even on road tires, and they wear smooth naturally.
Designed to be extremely light and durable, the Dart is built around an ergonomic shape that's easy to hold and allows precise DART placement.
Because even the small details are important, the rod that presses DARTs into punctures is made of ultralight, corrosion-resistant and incredibly strong carbon. Additionally, the length of the rod is specifically calibrated to let you insert DARTs to the perfect depth every time, just by pressing until the head of the DART Tool contacts your tire.
Finally, the head of the DART Tool is double-sided and reversible, allowing it to hold two sealed DARTs on each side. This makes it possible to install two DARTs quickly when sealing the largest slices and punctures and even multiple punctures. Clear thread-on caps protect the stored DARTS, keeping them clean and ready to use, while being easy to see through to ensure you have a fresh DART ready for a repair, and quick to unthread for fast deployment.
It all fits together in the Dart, a compact tool that easily fits in any pocket or pack.
Features & Specs:
- Dual action: mechanical fill and chemical reaction activates Stan's sealant to quickly form an instant permanent airtight bond
- Unique barbed plastic tip anchors into the tire, without rim damage or cut hands
- Flexible fabric bonds with sealant, and will not pull out while riding
- Wears off clean,no trimming needed, cannot be felt while riding, even on road tires
- Lightweight, compact tool has an ergonomic shape for precise use
- Clear cap unthreads quickly for rapid deployment
- Tool includes two DART applications, and a built-in valve core remover
- Simple and easy to refill
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